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Hello all,
I have a small section of roof where the shingles intersect a vertical wall of the house so there are no exit vents in this area (rest of house uses ridge vents). There are soffit vents for intake on this area. Half of this small section is over a screened breezeway, but half is over an insulated/heated/cooled area. It seems to me like this area should have exit vents for hot air, but this house was built about 4 years ago so I would have thought this would have been caught if it were a requirement. Am I missing something here? Should I add in vents here?
Picture attached of roof in question, I appreciate any advice.
 

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So this picture really doesn't give all of the required info to say for sure. But... If the area is non-livable it does not require insulation. If the insulated area that has the insulation and the insulation is installed against the bottom of the roof sheathing then it does not need to be vented. If you have sofit vents and they are functioning that is probably good enough in this situation because the volume of space in this area is small.
 

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Thanks for the reply. Sorry I didn’t give all the info initially. Half is non insulated, non livable space. Half is insulated, livable space. Insulation is blown in fiberglass onto the ceiling. There are functioning soffit vents. Is there a size where you start to think that air exit vents are needed? To whole roof covers about 300sq ft so the insulated part is only about 150 sq ft.

I really appreciate your time
 
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